artists

Jessie Homer French

mother’s exhibitions:

Jessie Homer French
Stealth Bomber/s 
21 February – 30 March 2019
mother’s tankstation London

Jessie Homer French
Paintings 1978 – 2018
27 February – 27 April 2019
mother’s tankstation Dublin

 

Born 1940, New York, USA
Lives and works in La Quinta, California

Selected Solo Exhibitions 

2019
Paintings 1978-2018, mother’s tankstation, Dublin
Stealth Bomber/s, mother’s tankstation, London
2018   

American Pastoral, Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2017
Mapestries, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Food Chain, Various Small Fires, Los Angeles
2016     
Two Degrees Celsius?, Gallery 169, Santa Monica, California
2015
Mapestries, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California
2012    
Mapestries, Katherine Cone Gallery, Los Angeles
2009  
New Paintings, Winchester Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
2006     
Winchester Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
2004    
Winchester Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
2001       
Winchester Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
1999     
Winchester Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
1989     
Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles
1984    
Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles
1976   
Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2018
Eighty at Eighty: Recent Gifts to the Permanent Collection, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs
2017  
Hecate, Various Small Fires, Los Angeles
2015  
Small House, Craig Krull Gallery, Palm Springs
2014 
20/20: A Celebratory Exhibition, Winchester Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
Joan Joan Joan! One Subject, Many Artists, John Wayne Airport Arts Program, Santa Ana, California
2012     
Points of View, Winchester Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
2011
Mysterious Objects – Portraits of Joan Quinn, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, California
2009       
Winter Watercolorland, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2008     
Love to Party, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2007
Hornby Three, Winchester Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
2005
Mantra Design, Victoria, British Columbia
2003      
Winchester Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
Eye Candy, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia
2001       
Winchester Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
2000  
Victoria International Airport, Victoria, British Columbia
1998  
Disparate Landscapes, Gensler, Los Angeles
1997  
All Blue Almost, curated by Billy Al Bengston, Gensler Gallery, Newport Beach, California
Westfall Art Gallery, Venice, California
1996
Westfall Art Gallery, Venice, California
1994   
Naturescapes, Transamerica Galleries, Los Angeles
1993 
The McBean Library, Cate School, Carpenteria, California
1992  
Man & His Best Friend, Sharon Truax Fine Art, Venice, California
1991  
Maquettes, Sharon Truax Fine Art, Venice, California
1990  
Heal The Bay Surfboard Art Invitational, Santa Monica, California
Angel Art, Los Angeles
Laguna Museum Auction, Laguna Beach, California
1989  
Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles
Memento Mori, Kerchoff Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles
1988   
Laguna Museum Auction, Laguna Beach, California
1987 
Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles
Laguna Museum Auction, Laguna Beach, California
1986
Laguna Museum Auction, Laguna Beach, California
1985
Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles
Laguna Museum Auction, Laguna Beach, California
1984
Laguna Museum Auction, Laguna Beach, California
1983
Laguna Museum Auction, Laguna Beach, California
1982
Laguna Museum Auction, Laguna Beach, California
1981
Laguna Museum Auction, Laguna Beach, California
1980
Laguna Museum Auction, Laguna Beach, California
1979
Selected Works On Tour, Chevron, USA
1978
Discover America, Fowler-Mills Gallery, Los Angeles
Palm Springs Museum, Palm Springs, California

Selected Bibliography

2019
Long, Declan, ‘Jessie Homer French’ Paintings 1978 – 2018 review, Artforum, Vol. 57, No.10, June
Tipton, Gemma, ‘Jessie Homer French’. Frieze, Issue 203, May
Herbert, Martin, ‘Jessie Homer French at mother’s tankstation, Dublin’, ArtReview, volume 71 no.3, May
MacMonagle, Niall, ‘What Lies Beneath: Fly Rearing Ponds Cowichan River Hatchery by Jessie Homer French, The Irish Independent, March
2017  

Osberg, Annabel,  ‘Various Small Fires: Jessie Homer French’, Artillery Magazine, May
Knight, Christopher, ‘Jessie Homer French at Various Small Fires: In death, she finds life’, Los Angeles Times, May
2016
Gelt Jessica, ‘California’s fault lines, stitched by hand: One artist’s tweaking of a homespun craft’, Los Angeles Times, January
2006
Grison, Brian, ‘Kunst = Kapital’, Focus, July
2004
Amos, Robert ,Victoria Times Colonist, July
2002
The Gig, January
2001 
Victoria Boulevard, July
Amos, Robert, Victoria Times Colonist, June
Islander, Victoria Times Colonist, March
1999       
Lennam, David, Oak Bay News, September
1996
Culture Zone, June
1993      
Country Living, May
House And Garden, February
1988      
Architectural Digest, June
1985  
Goodlife Magazine, January
1984   
Muchnic, Suzanne, Los Angeles Times
1976   
Seldis, Henry, Los Angeles Times, May
1971
Smith, Jack, Los Angeles Times

Collection

Palm Springs Museum, Palm Springs, USA
Smithsonian American Art Museum

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